The battle for the 4.5-inch qHD Android ICS smartphone is now starting to heat up! Starmobile, a maker of quality dual SIM mobile phones in the country recently unveiled on their first dealers convention held in Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila in Pasay City their answer to the upcoming Cherry Mobile Flame called the Starmobile Crystal. The Starmobile Crystal or i-mobile IQ 2, from Thai telecoms company i-mobile boasts a 4.5-inch qHD (960x540) display, a dual-SIM, dual-standby capability, an 8MP autofocus camera, a 2MP front camera, 1,700mAh battery and runs Android 4.0.4 ICS as its OS. The Starmobile Crystal is now available in all Starmobile kiosks nationwide for only Php7,990 (SRP)! More about the Starmobile Crystal specs and features after the jump.
|The Starmobile Crystal or i-mobile IQ 2, from Thai telecoms company i-mobile|
Starmobile Crystal Specifications
Dual SIM / Dual Standby
4.5" qHD (960x540) IPS display (245ppi)
16.8M colors with 5-point multi-touch feature
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
1GHz dual-core MT6577 processor
PowerVR SGX531 GPU
512MB of RAM
4GB of internal storage
microSD up to 32GB
8MP autofocus BSI camera w/ LED flash
720p HD video recording
2MP front camera
MP3 & Multimedia Player / FM Radio
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
WIFI build 802.11b/g / WiFi Hotspot
GPS with A-GPS support
Dual Band GSM 900/1800MHz
3.5mm audio jack / microUSB v2.0 (No USB-OTG support)
Motion / Ambient / Proximity Sensor
1700mAh Li-Pol battery (removable)
Standby time up to 250 hours
Talk time up to 7 hours
136 × 68 × 9.1mm (dimension)
Price: Php7,990 (Official SRP) with FREE jelly case and screen protector
Availabilty/ Release Date: Now available in all Starmobile kiosks nationwide!
Starmobile Crystal Package Includes
Starmobile Crystal (Handset)
Li-Pol 1,700mAh battery
Instruction manual and warranty card
Advantages of having an IPS display
Can offer clear images and stable response time.
Can display consistent and accurate color from all viewing angles.
Doesn't lighten or show tailing when touched.
- No TV-out and USB-OTB support, according to Starmobile Crystal users!
- If you own this phone, please share some of your experiences and opinions about this phone, so that others may be aware of it. Thanks!
(01/04/13) The Starmobile Crystal is now available at Lazada Philippines, the fastest-growing online shopping site in the country that offers a wide-array of products and provides a convenient, worry-free online shopping experience with – free nationwide delivery, 14-day return policy and cash on delivery.
(12/23/12) Starmobile Crystal Technical Specifications
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